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and individuals: and by: and the annual financial support of: hello, i'm john lithgow. welcome to "american cinema," a 1o-part series that looks at a great american success story of the 20th century. american film is international, popular the world over. from japan to france to brazil, their appeal is universal. what makes a hollywood movie a hollywood movie? is it the story? is it the style? or is it the director? well, it's all of these and more. for almost a hundred years, the american film industry has produced films that have truly engaged the audience. pure entertainment, these films are a sophisticated art form, using highly skilled craftsmen and technological know-how. the style of these films, perfected in the 20s and 30s, isn't easy to see. in fact the classic hollywood style is almost invisible. but that is its aim: to make you, the audience, so involved with the story, so identified with characters that you don't notice the sets, the camera angles or the editing, any of the filmcraft that created this special world. in this program, narrated by joe morton, america's greatest directors
john roberts. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i, barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect, and defend the constitution of the united states, so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> 3 activist groups have received permission to protest president obama along the route of the nrk parade. the anti-war group answers says it expects -- we will have more on the inauguration after headlines. alice four people have been killed in u.s. drone strike inside yemen. yemeni government says the attack of four militants but the claim has not been independently verified. the attack comes one day after those of anger of the drone attacks blocked a main road linking the targeted town with the capital. the obama administration meanwhile reportedly has decided to exclude cia drone strikes in pakist from new legal oversight for targeted killings overseas. the washington post reports counter-terrorism advi
, john? >> the atmosphere today was more than cordial. of course they have political differences. the euro debt crisis, speaking about conditionality and soldarity. but basically they have a common goal. it is what ignites them. a common view of europe. the raging debate right now is absolutely unthinkable and meets with blank astonishment here in berlin as it does in france. >> looking forward to the official ceremony tomorrow, the same enthusiasm we had 50 years ago? >> well, the signing of the treaty, friendship treaty was a milestone in european history. as you mentioned these countries regarded each other as archenemies, it was t beginning of a long process. perhaps more important than the consultations that it demands between the members and heads of government of france and germany and their foreign and defense ministers is the cultural exchange between the two countries, literally millions of german and french schoolchildren have taken part in exchange programs in the last 50 years, learned each other's languages and formed some of them lifelong friendships. that has real
[dr. john simons:] hello, i am dr. john simons and i'd like to welcome you to belief and believers. you're about to embark on an extraordinary journey and in a moment we'll leave this living room setting and go into the television classroom. there you'll start a journey with about 24, 25 other students, who have joined us to go on an exploration of religion. but what a journey it is. [ music ] [male voice:] so be it. [crowd:] so be it. [male voice:] tonight - [crowd:] tonight - [dr. simons:] this is armageddon, the field of armageddon. this is definitely not your father's oldsmobile. we're at the western wall, the last remaining wall of the second temple. we're at the san francisco zen center. it was the site of illinois greatest religious drama - the exodus of the mormons. this is the spot where jesus reputedly cried for jerusalem. [ music ] [male voice:] i'm not talking about god or buddha. [ music ] [female voice:] at the end of it, what is it for? for peace. [male voice:] you just discover it within our selves. [dr. simons:] we'll go through 24 classes in which we'll meet real
it possibly do ? [ narrator ] victor valenski and john waco: two men who found themselves without a job... for very different reasons. victor valenski was a university professor... before he moved to the united states 14 months ago. right now i'm a pizza man and driver... because it's very difficult... to find job in my profession. [ narrator ] john waco was caug in the layoffs... that devastated the aerospace industry. he had been ouof work for two years when he heard about a retraining program... for engineers who had lost their jobs. i was contacted by the redeployment center at northrop, and they told me about the education for teachers... at cal state dominguez. [ narrator ] the program provides both training and support... for men and women at a difficult time in their lives. typically, a participant is someone in their midforties, and so they have a number of family pressures: mortgages and kids in college and those types of things. it's helping that individual look at a different occupation... and a different set of requirements, both physical and
to a woman in florida. the pentagon was investigating investigations and that general john allens' three occasions with jill kelly were inappropriate. petraeus later resigned. isico's supreme court expected to rule on a case that triggered a diplomatic dispute with france a french national is serving a 60-year jail sentence for kidnapping and organized crime. adam reports from mexico city. >> this police raid forage was so convincing that the mexican public and judges were sure that the french woman was a criminal. the only problem was that the video was staged the day after she was actually arrested. later, it emerged that the federal police chief at the time staged a raid from the country's two top tv networks. she is currently serving a 60- year jail sentence for kidnapping and organized crime. but on wednesday, mexico's supreme court could rule whether her constitutional rights were violated. the kidnapping victims were found at the ranch where she was staying with her boyfriend. he confessed to the kidnapping, but said she had nothing to do with it. she has always maintained her inn
will put general john allen ford for the top nato job. tuesday he was cleared of misconduct over a series of emails he sent to a woman in florida. the accusations were made during the sex scandal that forced his former boss, general david petraeus, to resign as cia director. the u.s. defense secretary is poised to lift the ban on women serving in combat. it will open hundreds of thousands of frontline positions to females. officially, this is a major change, but on the ground, women are already involved in combat. >> since the founding of the country, it has been a core u.s. belief only straight men should fight in combat. under the obama administration, the prohibition on being openly gay was lifted. now, with little fanfare, the last restriction -- keeping women on the sidelines will be thrown out thursday. within a year, women who serve in the military -- they make up 14% of the force -- will be eligible to apply for 230,000 new jobs. the reason, the last two u.s. wars. >> there are no frontlines anymore. if you go all the way back to the civil war, you had a front line in the clear ba
hold hands today? yeah, okay, yes, yes. let's all hold hands. back here, john. right--that's it, right, just come here. let's--here we go, go on. okay. dave, get that. okay, okay. okay, don't break the chain now. anyone wearing pacemakers here? [laughter] okay. i hope not. if you're wearing a pacemaker, don't participate. okay? come on, here we go. it's okay. you back row types. those are your neighbors you're sitting next to. hold hands, it's all right. okay? [screaming] [laughter] okay, watch this, gang. inertia, huh? card, coin, huh? [applause] yeah. a body at rest tends to stay at rest. i'll show you a nice one. this one was shown to me by my friend marshall ellenstein. okay. get a little hoop like this, balance up--on top like this. [laughter] try again. marshall ellenstein. [laughter] [applause] let's take this and-- let's show, by the way, this apple. and this as well. these are sharp nails, gang, okay? i don't like this-- about an inch apart. if you don't know what an inch is, think about 2.54 centimeters, about 2.54 centimeters apart, all right? and paul is gonna... are you su
, explorers john lloyd stephens and frederick catherwood encountered the realms of the ancient maya. europeans were amazed by catherwood's written descriptions of ancient maya cities. architecture, sculpture and painting -- all the arts that embellish life had flourished in this overgrown forest. who built this city ? in the ruined cities of egypt, the stranger knows the story of the people whose vestiges are around him. america, say the historians, was peopled by savages. but savages never reared these structures, never carved these stones. we asked the indians who made them ? and their answer was "quien sabe ?" -- who knows ? during the next century, other explorers revealed the amazing variety of new-world civilizations. a great city, teotihuacan, dominated the basin of mexico. atop a hill in the valley of oaxaca, sits monte alban, the royal center of a mighty kingdom. and in the forests and jungles of guatemala, maya city states once reigned over thousands of square miles. this is mesoamerica. at about a.d. 700, three great civilizations had emerged here. the realms of the maya. the power
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